21 décembre 2015

5 Attendance Requirements to Watch for in Online Programs

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The notion of earning a degree or certificate entirely from the comfort of your couch is appealing to certain students. The recently updated Online Learning Consortium program definitions articulate that in online programs, all credits must be offered fully online, without students needing to show up anywhere in person. More...

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DOE Advocates Urge To Use Online Resources Over Textbooks

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The Department of Education urged teachers to use accessible shared resources online for their class work. The online resources are transforming learning because the materials are constantly updated, unlike the traditional textbooks. More...

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Arkansas State online graduates meet face-to-face

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Arkansas State’s fall graduation took place Saturday morning, but those who did their work online received a little more. Online graduates got the chance Saturday to meet their instructors in person. More...

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3 Ways to Use Online Learning to Land Your Next Job

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Online learning is revolutionizing the way people build our careers. Comprehensive programming and design courses enable us to hone and develop new skills, make massive career shifts, and earn more money. More...

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Coursera’s 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Your education shouldn’t stop when you leave the classroom. Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it’s easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away. More...

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KU researchers co-author extensive examination of online learning for students with disabilities

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Researchers at the Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities have issued “Equity Matters: Digital and Online Learning for Students with Disabilities.” More...

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CourseBuffet Organizes Online Courses into a DIY Degree in Computer Science or Management

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. CourseBuffet not only highlights free courses from top universities, it groups some of them into degree paths, so you can get a college BA-equivalent education from these free online courses. More...

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Weston High faculty creates online courses for the world

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. In total, five Weston High School teachers received grant support to develop their own “on-ramp” mini-MOOCs for some of the AP courses offered at Weston – Mary Liu for biology, Natalie Griswold and John Monz for calculus, Sophie Kulas for French language and culture, and Boris Korsunsky for physics. More...

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Online University Offers Poor Students a Chance

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. University of the People is a university that has no tuition costs. The university’s classes and teaching materials are all free online. Also, all of the teachers are volunteers. Federal laws in the U.S. do not prevent undocumented immigrants from going to college. More...

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Study calls for clearer rules for adjuncts teaching online classes

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. About 75 percent of faculty are part-time or adjuncts nationwide. Adjunct faculty members instructing online courses often don’t receive enough training, according to a recent study. More...

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